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Refrigeration Operator Class B

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Job ID 293308 Date posted 05/23/2024 Location : London, Canada Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Hourly Full Time

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive — a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. 

At Cargill we have a Culture of Safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones every day.

In the role of Refrigeration Operator, you will be responsible for daily completion of production processes within a work area, operational department, operational support area, or technical domain.

You will ensure areas of responsibilities meet Business/Plant standards for safety, quality, efficiency and financial performance.  You will also perform skilled tasks to install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and/or modify complex industrial refrigeration equipment, processes and/or systems. Another responsibility of this role is to help diagnose cause of malfunctions or equipment failures. Some key expectations of this role include performing preventative and corrective mechanical maintenance. Assisting in the installation, calibration and start-up of new equipment. Working with minimal to no supervision and monitors quality of own work.

You will perform daily tasks by applying skills and knowledge of one or more products, processes, areas or machines. Having a thorough understanding of the process, work flow and works on assignments where judgment is required to resolve problems and make recommendations is an important aspect of the role. Also, you will have the responsibility of maintaining refrigeration requirements for plant operations – freezers, rounds, HVAC operations, and all operational duties for production coverage.

Location: London, ON
Compensation: $35.40/hr CAD + $3.00/hr night or $1.00/hr afternoon shift premium
Shift:  Afternoon 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm – Monday through Friday

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Execute activities of day-to-day operations of assigned area, following policies and procedures related to personnel safety and food/feed safety, comply with corporate policies and procedures related to environment, health and safety (EHS), Comply with corporate policies and procedures related to Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory (FSQR)
  • Health & Safety: Enforce a culture of zero fatality, injury and illness
  • Environmental: Understand and proactively avoid environmental impact and potential risk to the businesses
  • Food Safety: directly monitor risks associated with products, ensure HACCP/FDA requirements are met in all food and feed processes, understand food safety fundamentals and complete safety inspections and housekeeping audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Refrigeration Operator Class B License
  • Must have experience working with ammonia refrigeration and compressed air systems
  • Must have experience working with boilers and steam
  • Must have knowledge of Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) standards 
  • Must be able to operate machinery and/or heavy industrial equipment
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending/stooping, lifting up to 25 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advanced notice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in refrigeration related work
  • Basic use of a computer
  • Knowledge of CFIA requirements for food manufacturing
  • Gas Technician 1 certificate, or Industrial Maintenance Technician (IMT)
  • Third Class Stationary Engineer or higher
  • Food Industry experience
  • Ability to read blueprints and layout drawings

Considered candidates will receive calls from a 204 area code. Relocation assistance is not provided. 

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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